COVID-19 Updates

Perry Memorial Hospital is working closely with the Bureau County Health Department, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) as we continue to monitor the everchanging and evolving status of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) locally. There are 29 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Bureau County (including 2 deaths), 6 confirmed cases in Marshall County, and 1 confirmed case in Putnam County as of 7-2-2020. 

If you are experiencing COVID-like symptoms, our COVID Communication Line is available 24/7 to discuss your symptoms and provide guidance on your care.  The COVID Communication Line can be reached by calling 815-875-4531.

Want to learn more?  Visit www.perrymemorial.org/coronavirus

Perry Memorial News and Events

Jul 13

Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center

Meets the second Monday of every month from noon until 5 p.m. Location: mobile bus, east parking lot Cost: Free to participate. Visit the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center Donation Site at Perry Memorial Hospital. To make an appointment online, visit: www.bloodcenter.org  Appointments are appreciated, but walk-ins are welcome. For more information, contact the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center at 800-452-1097.

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Jul 16

Reduced Price Health Screenings

Location: Main entrance (5th street), under the canopyPerry offers the following health screenings: Lipid Profile* test (includes total cholesterol, HDL, LDL and triglycerides) $25; Chemistry Profile test*, $31; A1c, $25; Thyroid-TSH, $23; and Hemogram, $9. All tests $113. Tests marked with a * require a 12-hour fasting.  Provider name and address is required for the screening to be collected. Call 815-876-3313 or 815-876-2050 - Pre-Registration is required. 

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Aug 3

Tai Chi

Meets every Monday and Thursday from 10:15-11:15 a.m. Location: Bureau County Metro Center Cost: $5 per session Join Perry’s Medical Rehabilitation team for Tai Chi classes at the Metro Center.  Jereen Mercer, a licensed Occupational Therapist Assistant at Perry will lead the class.  Tai Chi has been modified for those living with the pain of arthritis – although the class is beneficial for those without arthritis as well. New participants are always welcome. For more information, contact Jereen Mercer, COTA/L (815-876-4494.

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Aug 5

Caregiver support

Would you like a supportive community and education as you navigate your role as the primary care giver for a loved one?*Meetings include 1 hour of education & resource sharing followed by 30 minutes (optional) of social time. Care for your dependent loved one available with reservation. This month's topic:  Caregiving:  Wearing Many Hats Lower Level Conference room please park at 5th Street Visitor Entrance and take the elevators down. There is no cost and reservations are encouraged Contact:  Marcia (815)876-4449

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